|WellChoice to Release Second Quarter Results on July 22, 2004|
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 22, 2004--WellChoice, Inc. (NYSE: WC) will release its second quarter 2004 financial results after the market closes on Thursday, July 22, 2004. The company will also host a conference call and webcast later that same day at 5:30 PM (EST) to review these results.
The conference call can be accessed domestically by dialing (800) 784-3697. International participants dial (706) 643-1656. Please ask for reference number 8339158 ten minutes prior to the start of the call. An audio replay of the call will be available for seven days following the conference call. To access the replay, please dial (800) 642-1687 and enter reference number 8339158. International callers can access the replay by dialing (706) 645-9291 and enter reference number 8339158.
Investors, analysts and the general public are invited to listen to the conference call over the Internet by visiting WellChoice's web site at www.wellchoice.com. Financial, statistical and other information, including GAAP reconciliations, related to the conference call will also be available on the site.
To listen to the live webcast, please visit the WellChoice web site at least 20 minutes prior to the start of the call to download and install any necessary audio software. A webcast replay also will be available for seven days following the conference call.
Individuals who listen to the call and/or webcast are encouraged to see the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the discussion of risk factors and historical results of operations and financial condition in its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2003, its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the three months ended March 31, 2004 and its Current Report on Form 8-K filed on May 28, 2004.
WellChoice, Inc. is the parent company of the largest health insurer in the State of New York, based on PPO and HMO membership. WellChoice, through its Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield subsidiaries, has the exclusive right to use the Blue Cross and Blue Shield names and marks in 10 downstate New York counties and one or both of these names and marks in selected counties in upstate New York. WellChoice offers a broad portfolio of products, including managed care and traditional indemnity products, and has a broad customer base including large group, middle-market and small group, individual, and national accounts. Additional information on WellChoice can be found at www.wellchoice.com.
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